The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. Buffer Social.

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The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media has become a core element of marketing across businesses of all types and sizes: maintaining active, optimized profiles; sharing industry-related updates; amplifying their own content; and engaging with prospects, influencers, advocates, and customers.

What You Need to Know about Social Media Lab

agora pulse

Although we are a social media management tool, we too struggle with keeping up with all the changes and identifying best practices. That’s why we are excited to announce the launch of Social Media Lab! What is Social Media Lab?

How to Get (Real!) Followers on Social Media in 2019

Buffer Social

One of the most popular topics in social media marketing is how to get more followers. This is no small task on social media in 2019! Today’s most popular brands and influencers have given us a roadmap for how to grow your social media following.

Cats Versus Dogs… Of Instagram

Ignite Social Media

For my methodology, I took a 25% sample from Brandwatch of #catsofinstagram , #dogsofinstagram , and – just for the fun of it – #chickensofinstagram posts that occurred in June and July 2016. dogsofinstagram is a more frequently used hashtag than #catsofinstagram. In this sample of data, dogs do have a winner for engagement with an outlier post which received over 300K engagements. 3) Hashtag Use. #(Pet)ofinstagram

The 10 Top Social Media Tools Brands are Using to Succeed in 2019

Buffer Social

From social media marketing to customer experience and advertising, it can be a challenge to stay on top of everything. Luckily for us, there are a plethora of great social media tools on the market to help you succeed in your role and stay productive.

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5 Free Social Media Analytics Tools – With Recommendations from Experts

Talkwalker SM

Being on social media is second nature for many brands today, but if you really want to make the most out of it, you need tools to help you understand what’s being said and by whom. We’ve also sourced some expert recommendations from top social media influencers.

This Week in Social Media - 3/19/2013

Social Media Marketing

Of course, Google put the social world abuzz with its announcement that it would be retiring Google Reader in July. For a non-social technology, it certainly produced a good amount of social chatter as a result of the news. news Marketing social media trends PR

The 10 Top Social Media Tools Brands are Using to Succeed in 2019

Buffer Social

From social media marketing to customer experience and advertising, it can be a challenge to stay on top of everything. Luckily for us, there are a plethora of great social media tools on the market to help you succeed in your role and stay productive.

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Tiny Tips for Delivering Out-of-This-World Customer Support on Social Media

Buffer Social

If you’re serious about building a remarkable brand on social media , we believe that a core component of your strategy needs to be engagement. One of the primary components to engagement is customer support , working with your team to answer questions and serve customers on social.

Social Media Data Analysis: How to Build your Plan

Devumi

The Devumi blog is chock full of ideas to help move your social media marketing forward. The most successful social media business accounts will be massive, sprawling communities bursting with users, comments, and information.

A Strategic Guide to Social Media for Nonprofits

SocialFish

Reposted from Sprout Social with permission. GET THEIR COOL STRATEGIC GUIDE TO SOCIAL MEDIA FOR NONPROFITS here. We asked five experts to weigh in on how to develop a nonprofit social media strategy and prove the value of social media to your organization.

The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may need a refresher course on social media etiquette — and perhaps real-life etiquette also. Here are some egregious sins that you must not perform on social media sites. Abusing Twitter hashtags during a crisis.

A Simple 6-Step Framework for Running Social Media Experiments (with 87 Ideas Included)

Buffer Social

To us, social media marketing is a bit of a science. This experimental mindset has helped us grow our social media results. But one thing we haven’t done well is to explain the how: how to run social media experiments. Traffic from social media.

20+ Creative Social Media Contest Ideas and Examples

Hootsuite

A little inspiration goes a long way when it comes to brainstorming social media contest ideas. PS: before launching your social media contest be sure to make sure it doesn’t violate the platforms’ T&Cs or R&Rs.). 6 social media contest ideas to increase followers.

How to Get Insanely Productive with Social Media Updates to Scale Your Referral Traffic

Kikolani

Life can get crazy… Holidays, trips, family and personal life: There are lots of things that may stand in your way to being consistent with your (and your business) social media presence. Weekly Social Media Editorial Calendar. Social Media Posting: Advanced Tips.

Inside Look: How Two Teams Share a Social Media Inbox

Buffer Social

Only 10% of customer messages are answered on social media. We’ve found that some of the fastest-responding, maximum-delighting brands on social media employ a two-team approach to responding. Goal-setting for social media teams.

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Perfecting Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: 10 Social Media Best Practices

SocialFish

Incorporating social media into P2P fundraising can amplify your fundraising efforts and tap into your supporters’ extended networks. After all, social media is a significant aspect of people’s lives. So, it’s no secret that nonprofits need to be social media savvy.

The Ultimate 2019 Content Calendar Template to Get a Grip on Your Social Media Content FAST

Pam Moore

The social media content jungle is getting scary for marketers who don't have a content strategy. The social web is more crowded and noisier than ever. The social networks are feeling the pressure as much as any marketer working in any business. Hashtags.

The Ultimate 2019 Content Calendar Template to Get a Grip on Your Social Media Content FAST

Pam Moore

The social media content jungle is getting scary for marketers who don't have a content strategy. The social web is more crowded and noisier than ever. The social networks are feeling the pressure as much as any marketer working in any business. Hashtags.

How to Get Insanely Productive with Social Media Updates to Scale Your Referral Traffic

Kikolani

Life can get crazy… Holidays, trips, family and personal life: There are lots of things that may stand in your way to being consistent with your (and your business) social media presence. Before you start: Make sure your site is optimized for social media shares.

How to build your social media marketing strategy for 2019

Sprout Social

Do you have your social media marketing strategy squared away for 2019? Because 2018 was a whirlwind year for social marketing to say the least. To keep your brand from sitting on the sidelines, we’ve broken down the steps to developing a social media marketing plan to carry you through 2019 with a sense of purpose. First things first: you need to figure out what you want out of social media at large. Maybe it’s more social-savvy customers.

50 Shortcuts to Create Visual Content for Social Media

Socially Sorted

In this post I share 50 shortcuts to Visual Content Creation for Social Media including tools, strategies and apps that work to save you HOURS of time every month. . Let’s take a look at the tips and tools: 50 ShortCuts for You to Create Visual Content for Social Media Marketing.

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How to Get Insanely Productive with Social Media Updates to Scale Your Referral Traffic

Kikolani

Life can get crazy… Holidays, trips, family and personal life: There are lots of things that may stand in your way to being consistent with your (and your business) social media presence. Before you start: Make sure your site is optimized for social media shares.

The ultimate social media listening guide for marketers

Sprout Social

You’ve heard the talk about social media listening but now you want to know how to put it to use. To review what social media listening is and how it’s different from monitoring, check out our thorough listening guide here. This article is meant to be a practical, how-to guide to social listening for social media marketing professionals. Advantages of social media listening. Use social listening to see what others are discussing.

#ActionTags Let Consumers Buy Products Directly From TV Ads Using Twitter, Facebook or Instagram

The Realtime Report

The hybrid of old and new media is promising. “It’s a ‘yes’ button to traditional media,” said Chirpify CEO Chris Teso in the press release. “By in the same time period, #actiontags drove 50 million earned media impressions, and reached more than 25 million social accounts.

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The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

While Facebook is far and away the largest social network, when it comes to driving B2B website traffic and brand visibility, Twitter and LinkedIn are tops. Sample review: “Grow and manage your following using Tweepi. Sample review: “Find the latest content on any topic.

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Master the art of social media reporting (with our editable template)

Sprout Social

If you’re responsible for your business’ social presence, you might feel a bit under pressure. As businesses invest more and more in social media, they want to make sure they’re receiving a positive ROI. Presenting your social data in such a way that actually makes sense to your colleagues. Struggling to convey your social activities to your team? Then it’s probably time to step up your social media reporting.

How to Use Your CEO’s Twitter Account to Build Brand Loyalty

Convince & Convert

A dramatic number of consumers have come to expect an executive presence on social media, particularly Twitter, as a means of accessing brands 24/7/365. As BrandFog’s study concisely points out, “The ROI of social media is that you now exist.”. Sample Content: .

Sneak Peek into Facebook Audience Insights Beta

Ignite Social Media

Audience Insights is Facebook’s version of social listening. The breakdown of topics includes: Sample Public Posts- pulls in actual public posts with the topic in the text; however, any user information is removed to keep anonymity. Top hashtags.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Expert summary compilations (example: Soulati Media ). The 20+ tools showcased here enable you to automatically find, source, search, store, organize, annotate, and/or share content from a wide range of publishers and social sources. A social network / curation tool for images.

The Best Brands on Instagram 2014

Devumi

They may have chosen the best social platform for their brand when they first started on Instagram. In addition to photos, GoPro are sure to give little samples of the type of video you can shoot too: We're STOKED to announce our official partnership with @MammothMountain.

Will Digital Reach Improve the PR Measurement Drumbeat?

Waxing UnLyrical

We do have a lot of confusion in the measurement space, and with the lines blurring between social, marketing, PR, you name it, there is constantly pressure to show how you’re engendering “success.”

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The Five Best Pinterest and Instagram Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Greater use of visual communication has in turn made Instagram and Pinterest two of the fastest-growing social networks. As with other social networks, the right tools can help marketers use these platforms more effectively.

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The Best New Pinterest Marketing Strategies Working Today

Buffer Social

One of the most powerful and effective social media channels you can be on today is Pinterest. Did you know: Pinterest is the top social network for product discovery? Pinterest seems to fly under-the-radar when it comes to social media chatter.

6 Powerful Psychological Biases and How They Influencer Human Behavior Online

Buffer Social

This week on The Science of Social Media , we’re exploring six powerful psychological biases and how they influence human behavior online. Knowing the factors that affect decisions will help take your social media marketing to the next level. The Science of Social Media

Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About Live Video Anymore? The Current State of Live

Buffer Social

Live video remains a core feature of the top social networks , but have you noticed that the live video buzz may have cooled? How should you be thinking about live video and your social media strategy in 2019? Video stats from the 2019 State of Social Media report.

5 Smart Marketing Strategies for Niche Businesses

Convince & Convert

highlight to tweet) Don’t just stick to regular social media tactics or blogging. All you need to do is use their special hashtag #BaubleBar when you post your selfie, and you could be featured on the company’s awesome account. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

Why Awesome Influencer Campaigns Combine Many Kinds of Marketing

Convince & Convert

They donated money to Boys & Girls Clubs of America for every selfie posted with their campaign hashtag #selflessie. For every picture hashtagged #selflessie on Instagram during the campaign, Toyota donated $50 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America, up to $750,000.

Marie Kondo-ing Your LinkedIn: The LinkedIn Audit Blueprint to Help Your Profile Shine

Buffer Social

If your goal is to build a strong personal brand … you’ll want to keep your profile up to date with work milestones and add new media examples as they come up. Treat it like you would any other profile picture on any other social network. Add relevant, eye-catching media.